Are Coca-Cola trucks standard? Are they 10-Speeds?

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  1. FreightlinerGuy

    FreightlinerGuy Light Load Member

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    Hey, curious question in regards to whether Coca-Cola trucks are standard or automatic. If standard, 10 speeds?
     
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    Depends on what each distributor buys. Its up to them to decide what tranny to use.
     
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    Noggin Road Train Member

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    I could see them even using a 6 speed.
     
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    I work for pepsi beverages company and we have some 10 speeds for our single axles but our tanduams are 12 speeds but all of our new trucks are all autos
     
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    When I worked for Johnston Coke the side bays were Internationals with Eaton 7 speeds. The bulk trucks were 9 speeds. The more you unload the faster they go, lol. But that was 16 years ago.
     
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    Where I work they're 7 speeds. All the new ones are auto though.
     
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    I saw a Coca-Cola truck sitting outside of a Bass Pro Shop. It was some kind of electrical hybrid, looked interesting.
     
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    In the northwest we have 6,7,10's, super 10's and all the new ones are autos. Im a relief driver so I get em all. The hybrids and autos are disappointing to drive.
     
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    My friend drove a new Freightshaker today,geared for 60 miles an hour,most there are 7spds or autos.The twin screws are 10 spds.
     
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    Agreed, they suck.
     
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